Log Out | Member Center



Non-profit leaders from Russia to visit Kansas to study entrepreneurship

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at 8:55 a.m.

Eight Russian non-profit leaders will be part of a contingent visiting south-central Kansas next week to study entrepreneurship.

The group will visit Wichita and Sterling on Wednesday, studying entrepreneurship communities. They will hear from local leaders including Ed O’Malley, president and CEO of the Kansas Leadership Center; Steve Radley, president and CEO of NetWork Kansas, a group that grows business and entrepreneurship in communities; and Eric Pedersen, director of Entrepreneurship Communities.

Attending will be:

• Marina Mikhaylova, director of the Centre for Social Technologies, Arkhangelsk, Russia.

• Elena Malitskaya, director of the Siberian Civic Initiatives Support Center, Novosibirsk, Russia

• Irina Reshta , Siberia Civic Initiatives Support Center.

• Svetlana Makovetskaya, director of the research center GRANI in Perm, Russia.

• Alla Balloshova, from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia on the Volga river.

• Roman Egorov, a professional fellow from Pyatigorsk, Russia.

• Eleonora Ignatovich, a professional fellow from Tomsk, Russia in Siberia.

• Mariya Oborina, a professional fellow from GRANI.

Reach Bill Wilson at 316-268-6290 or bwilson@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @bwilsoneagle.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs